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Summer Safety Tips for Commercial Drivers

Warmer weather presents its own unique set of challenges for commercial drivers. Here are some tips for maintaining the well-being of your mind, body and fleet. Personal Care Protect yourself from the sun: The sun’s harsh UV rays can still cause skin cancer, sunburn and weird tan lines, even when you’re in a cab. Apply […]

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Rolling Resistance and Fuel Economy

Finding tires with low rolling resistance is a balancing act. In years past, tires with low rolling resistance improved fuel economy, but they didn’t always offer the best traction. Thanks to today’s technology and advanced rubber compounds, you can find tires that provide the endurance you need and the fuel efficiency you want. How Rolling […]

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Bauer Built Awards Scholarships to Students

Bauer Built Inc. continues to recognize the children and grandchildren of its employees with scholarships. This year, the following individuals – all of them high school seniors – have received $1,500 scholarships, which are named in the honor of Bauer Built founders G. F. “Sam” and Ethel V. Bauer: Breleigh Bauer, who is the daughter of Tad […]

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Top Four Reasons for Commercial Vehicle Breakdowns

Roadside breakdowns are costly. Expenses usually include towing and repairs, not to mention the loss in profit due to extended downtime. While road failures aren’t always preventable, learning to spot the warning signs may reduce your repair costs and related expenses. Tires Flat tires account for more than 50% of commercial breakdowns. They’re usually caused […]

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Four Commercial Tire Retread Myths Debunked

Commercial retread tires get a bad rap. Many people assume the tire scrap on the highway is caused by retread failure. The truth is retread tires are one of the safest, most economical tire options in the trucking industry. Let’s debunk some of the most common myths. Myth #1: Retreads are Illegal That statement is […]

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